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Today in Cafe Society:Buffalo to go. • A wake for Auld Dubliner. • Chef Bradford Heap to give it a go in Boulder. • Veggie Girl takes a bite of Parsley. • I can only hope you get some "Yes Pecan."In the neighborhood: The Fainting Goat.

Today in Backbeat Online:Details of Jon Snodgrass's new album revealed. • Mile High Fidelity playlist 01-14-09. • Mile High Makeout: Making connections. • Mile High Makeout: New EP from Dualistics. • Q&A with Jonathan Coulton. • Mr. Midas connects with SP Double for mixtape banger. • 3Oh!3 might be on TNT tonight. • Beatport gets new and improved next week.

Today in The Latest Word:Suggestions for Denver's new B-Cycle bike-sharing program. • Rocky Mountain News gets temporary reprieve. • Colorado Media Matters' Bill Menezes meets Alex Trebek. • Kenny Be's Worst-Case Scenario: more cool Obama Inauguration souveniers for you. • Salazar hearing a lovefest among chums. Group hug!

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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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